A&R

Piel Signed to Birs Recordings

About a year ago, I decided to add an A&R/tastemaker service to the Cadium operation. The first act I decided to champion was Los Angeles band, Piel. After a few diversions along the way, I'm happy to say that Piel signed to Birs Recordings. The record, which is actually a six-song EP, has been completed and should be released in the fall. Shortly after announcing the A&R service in June of last year, I wrote about Piel and the hope that the band would release new material in 2020, but that didn't happen. What happened was COVID. Deal Tabled, Then Revived In September [...]

The Invigorating Sounds of Piel

I was introduced to the invigorating sounds of Piel at a Hunnypot show in 2015. When I heard songs, such as “C.O.A.T” and “Babble On,” I was struck by the fact that I couldn’t easily categorize the band’s sound, which is a good thing. It had elements of rock, EDM and wisps of R&B – not a combination you hear very often. Still, the songs had a commercial radio quality to them, which could easily lead to surefire hits. I also thought to myself that this band should be signed to a label and marketed to modern rock radio. Not working with any [...]

2021-06-26T23:51:59+00:00June 10th, 2020|A&R, Cadium Music Publishing, Piel|0 Comments

Cadium Music Adds A&R to Its Services

For those who don’t know, my background is in A&R, both in the talent acquisition arena, as well as finding songs for artists. For years I have come across great talent, talent that had the potential to become national, if not global acts, only to watch them die on the vine, partially due to lack of exposure. Maybe I could have allotted a little more time to these acts, but as a publisher, my focus and attention was largely devoted to my writers. With this in mind, Cadium Music adds A&R tastemaker to its services. And the focus and attention of A&R will [...]

2021-06-26T23:55:45+00:00June 9th, 2020|A&R, Cadium Music Publishing, Tastemakers|0 Comments
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